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Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar Black 

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The Dean ML Metalman is designed to look right onstage in a metal band, and it has a single massive Dean humbucker stuck next to the bridge to make i...Read More

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A mean Dean metal machine.

The Dean ML Metalman is designed to look right onstage in a metal band, and it has a single massive Dean humbucker stuck next to the bridge to make it sound right. Gets an edgy, growly tone with lots of hair.

Case sold separately.

FEATURES
  • Basswood body
  • Low profile maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboad
  • Bolt-on neck construction
  • 1 high-output soapbar humbucker
  • Machined tailpiece
  • Sealed die-cast tuners
  • Black hardware

Order today and loosen a few floor boards.

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DeanML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 21 reviews)

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This bass ROCKS!

I bought this bass a while ago, and it's pretty awesome. I haven't used it except for at home or jamming with my friends, until yesterday. Me and my friends had to play...Read complete review

I bought this bass a while ago, and it's pretty awesome. I haven't used it except for at home or jamming with my friends, until yesterday. Me and my friends had to play a song with our school choir for my sister's graduation, and this bass rocked. I got so many compliments on the looks and the sound. I was very pleased. It could have been the amp, but this bass was perfect for playing for over a thousand people. I'm more than pleased with this purchase, except the only case that it fits in is $130.

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Leader of the Back

Put quite simply, if you like a bass with a good sound, good playability and a reasonable price, try an Epiphone Thunderbird, not this one. If, however, you want something to...Read complete review

Put quite simply, if you like a bass with a good sound, good playability and a reasonable price, try an Epiphone Thunderbird, not this one. If, however, you want something to constantly work on and never find yourself any more satisfied, go for it, but you've been warned.
This bass doesn't really have any features to speak of. It's a slab of wood with a pickup, neck and controls. Very minimalist.
The ML Metalman has a fairly comfortable body, but the maple headstock is so heavy compared to the basswood body that, if you aren't careful, it'll do a nose dive to the floor. As to sound quality, while the Metalman has decent enough power, the sound has virtually no definition and no sustain.
After dropping money on this bass, it only took a few weeks for the initial quality I'd experienced at the guitar shop to deteriorate.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good bass

By D Villain

from kearney mo

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

  • Flat Sound

Best Uses

  • Jamming
  • Practicing
  • Rock Concerts

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

Great fun to play but when it comes to recording there is a way better option.
fantastic at shows and gets a good reaction from the crowd the action is pretty high though.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Leader of the Back

By Mr. Serious

from The Shallow End of the Gene Pool

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Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

Put quite simply, if you like a bass with a good sound, good playability and a reasonable price, try an Epiphone Thunderbird, not this one. If, however, you want something to constantly work on and never find yourself any more satisfied, go for it, but you've been warned.
This bass doesn't really have any features to speak of. It's a slab of wood with a pickup, neck and controls. Very minimalist.
The ML Metalman has a fairly comfortable body, but the maple headstock is so heavy compared to the basswood body that, if you aren't careful, it'll do a nose dive to the floor. As to sound quality, while the Metalman has decent enough power, the sound has virtually no definition and no sustain.
After dropping money on this bass, it only took a few weeks for the initial quality I'd experienced at the guitar shop to deteriorate.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beast

By Nathan Street

from Chippewa Falls

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

It plays great, you can really beat on the strings without any fret buzz. The neck is a bit rough when compared to a more expensive bass, but that's only to be expected. Nice and heavy. Nice and beastly. If ya wanna rawk, this bass is a dream. If you're planning on auditioning for a country band, might be a good idea to look elsewhere.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Mistake

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

I bought this bass a few years back (when I first started playing) and honestly I messed up. Don't get me wrong this is a decent bass, but it's large radical shap doesn't do well for playability.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Dean Metalman ML Bass

By Gerryw666

from Cape Cod

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

I've been playing 18 years & never had a bass fell so & play so comfortably as this Dean. It is a passive, 1 pickup model. It has a HUGE unconvential body shape, but it molds itself right to your body. It is simple and effective.I play in a hard rock band. It cuts through two guitars with no problems. I found this bass to have a lot of different tones. I combine it with an Ibanez combo amp and I could not be happier with this bass! All this for short dollars too!

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5.0

Good starter bass

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

I got this bass a year ago and it still works perfectly fine. One nob for the volume and the other for... idk? It doesn't do anything, it's just there. But, other than that, really good. Sounds good pluged into almost anything, and it's really sturdy. Because of the extra long neck, I've accidentally smacked it into the wall more than a few times, but it still works as good as new. Overall, good bass, good sound quailty (for the price), and I reccomend it to the people who don't have the money for a better one. Don't get me wrong, it's really good, but you get what you pay for.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Decent Starter Bass

By Porkchop

from Chicago burbs

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

Top heavy for sure, cool lookin' bass though, seems like the tone knob doesn't put much out, but for a starter, not bad, I wish i would have gotten a better bass though, but, what do ya expect, ya get what ya pay for.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Eye-catcher

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

This is a good quality, starter bass. It looks good and plays better. Definitly a bass that makes people look twice.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

This bass ROCKS!

By guitarpro93

from Peotone, IL

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

I bought this bass a while ago, and it's pretty awesome. I haven't used it except for at home or jamming with my friends, until yesterday. Me and my friends had to play a song with our school choir for my sister's graduation, and this bass rocked. I got so many compliments on the looks and the sound. I was very pleased. It could have been the amp, but this bass was perfect for playing for over a thousand people. I'm more than pleased with this purchase, except the only case that it fits in is $130.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

BAMF

By aild3456

from La Porte, Tx

Comments about Dean ML Metalman 4-String Bass Guitar:

This is one of the best basses i have ever picked up in my life. When I first bought it I was so impressed by the way it sounded. The bass is top heavy but it is overall a great bass

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